Waldo Neislein

Sunday, November 30, 2003

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Waldo C. Neislein, 87, of Rockwood, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at Chester Memorial Hospital in Chester, Ill.

He was born Oct. 4, 1916 at Friedheim, Mo., son of Franklin and Matilda Tuschhoff Neislein. He and Rosilda Roth were married March 12, 1942. She died Nov. 16, 1992.

Neislein was a retired farmer and security aide at Chester Mental Health Center. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Chester.

Survivors include three sons, Melvin Neislein of Chester, Calvin Neislein of Fenton, Mo., and Richard Neislein of Rockwood; a brother, Wilbert Neislein of Perryville; five grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, a granddaughter and a great-granddaughter.

Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and Monday from 6:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Young and Sons Funeral Chapel in Perryville.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Martin Springer officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Perryville.